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Daniel James is a Producer, Songwriter, Instrumentalist and Artist. He has recorded and written on numerous projects with the likes of Judah & The Lion (including the singles, “Suit & Jacket”, “Over My Head” & “Why Did You Run”), Joy Williams, Wild Cub, Oh Pep!, Night Beds, Halfnoise, Paramore, Muddy Magnolias, Efterklang, Amiina and Chris Taylor (Grizzly Bear) among others. Working in studios from Iceland to New Zealand, Germany and Nashville, James brings a multigenre and versatile approach to each project drawn from influences around the world. Outside of the studio, Daniel is also known to many as Canon Blue. Under that moniker, he has released multiple albums on the Brooklyn based label Temporary Residence and has toured with artists such as Miike Snow, Foster The People, Poliça, Boxer Rebellion and Mutemath among others.


Artist Song(s) Album Label Credit Year
Judah & The Lion Whole Album Pep Talks Cletus The Van/Caroline PD, E, I 2019
Regina Price “Safe” Single Regina Price PD, M, E, I, W 2019
Nashville Cast, Lennon Stella “We Belong Together” Single Lions Gate Ent W 2018
Cowboys In Japan “Daylight” Single Cowboys In Japan PD, M, E, I, W 2018
Muddy Magnolias feat. John Legend “Leave It To The Sky” Broken People Third Generation W 2018
Oh, Pep! “Parallel” I Wasn’t Only Thinking… ATO W 2018
Halfnoise Whole Album Flowerss EP Congrats PD, A-E 2018
Lukr “Astronaut” Single Lukr A-PD, I 2018
Judah & The Lion “Suit & Jacket”,
“Green Eyes”,
“Conversations”,
“Going To Mars”
Folk Hop N Roll (Deluxe) Cletus The Van/Caroline A-PD, PG 2017
Canon Blue Whole Album Lasso Yo Temporary Residence PD, E, I, W 2017
Nawas “Waves” Trouble EP Harvest / Capitol PD, E, W 2017
Wild Cub Whole Album Closer Mom + Pop PD 2017
Among Savages Whole Album Accounts Of Friend & Foe Among Savages PD, E, I 2017
Paramore “26” After Laughter Atlantic String Composing 2017
Halfnoise Whole Album Velvet Face EP Congrats PD, E, W 2017
Nawas “Make It Work” Single Harvest / Capitol A-PD, W 2017
Cowboys In Japan “The Open Door” Single Cowboys In Japan PD, E, I, W 2016
Marc Scibilia “Everybody” Out Of Style Good Lander PD, E, W 2016
Lindi Ortega “Half Moon” Faded Gloryville Last Gang W 2015
Night Beds Whole Album Ivywild Dead Oceans PD, E, W 2015
Joy Williams Whole Album Venus Sensibility / Columbia PD, E, I 2015
Mat Kearney “Rain”,
“Wrecking Ball”
Just Kids Republic PG 2015
Halfnoise Whole Album Volcano Crowe Congrats PD, E, W 2014
Ultraista “Party Line (Remix)” Ultraista Remixes Temporary Residence PG 2013
Army Of Me Whole Album Searching For You Army Of Me PD, E, I 2013
We Barbarians Whole Album Mexico, NY EP We Barbarians PD, E 2013
Brooke Waggoner Whole Album Originator Swoon Moon PD, E 2013
Yann Tiersen “Vanishing Point” Skyline ANTI I 2012
Halfnoise Whole Album Halfnoise Congrats PD, E 2012
Among Savages Whole Album Wanderings of an Illustrative… Among Savages PD, E, I 2012
Adam Lambert “Underneath”, “Runnin” Tresspassing 19 / RCA Guitar 2012
Canon Blue Whole Album Rumpsringa Temporary Residence PD, E, I, W 2011
Mat Kearney Whole Album City Of Black & White Aware Records Guitar 2009
Canon Blue Whole Album Colonies Rumraket PD, E, W 2007

PD = Production / A-PD = Addtn’l Production / V-PD = Vocal Production / M = Mixing / E = Engineering / PG = Programming / I = Instrumentals / W = Songwriter